Presentation on theme: "Quick Write Write down the following questions on pg. 37 of your notebook. You have 5-10 minutes to respond to the following questions. You may answer."— Presentation transcript:
Quick Write Write down the following questions on pg. 37 of your notebook. You have 5-10 minutes to respond to the following questions. You may answer in bullet points. Should my tax dollars be used to educate other people’s kids? Why or why not? Why institutionalize the mentally ill and not just lock them up with common prisoners? Why did it take so long for women to get the right to vote? Should drugs be legalized?
The Reform Movements EQ: What were the causes and effects of the reform movements that emerged in the nineteenth century?
The Second Great Awakening 1 st Great Awakening 1730s, emphasis on repenting sins, church membership grew 2 nd Great Awakening Americans join churches and attend revival meetings in record #s in 1820s and 1830s Emphasis: Live well, work hard, do God’s work on earth
Reform Era Temperance Movement – alcohol awareness Education Reforms – increased access to education Prison Reforms – separate mentally ill
Urban Reform Many immigrants from Germany and Ireland in mid 1800s Worked in factories, lived in crowded apt buildings Local boards of health were est. Workers began to organize to demand better working conditions Ten hour movement
Women’s Rights Seneca Falls Convention 1848 First women’s rights meeting Organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton Declaration of Sentiments “All men and women are created equal”
Abolition Antislavery Efforts in the South By 1850 250,000 freemen Helped others escape Spoke out against slavery Slave Uprisings - Nat Turner Underground Railroad – Informal constantly changing network of escape routes
Abolition Movement in North Slavery seen as morally wrong American Anti-Slavery Society founded Abolitionists: William Lloyd Garrison, Grimke sisters, Frederick Douglass GarrisonGrimke Sisters Douglass
Kerry Washington Performs Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I A Woman” speech https://www.youtube.com/watc h?v=yq3AYiRT4no
Talk to your neighbor: What were the causes and effects of the reform movements that emerged in the 19 th century?